Women's Cross Country: Seniors Lead The Way In Finish at Inter-Regional Rumble

Sarah Mason Photo By: Joe A. Colon
Sarah Mason Photo By: Joe A. Colon

OBERLIN, Ohio—Mount Union's women cross country team finished 12th at the Inter-Regional Rumble Saturday afternoon hosted by Oberlin College.

The Purple Raiders were led by senior teammates Katie Durisin (Painesville / Riverside) finishing 8th overall with a time of 21:57.2 and Sarah Mason (Alliance / Marlington) finishing 48th with a time of 22:57.6.

Freshman teammates Savannah Kole (Medina) and Julia Magliocca (Canfield) finished side by side in 89th and 90th overall with times of 23:23.2 and 23:23.8.

Mount Union Freshman Megan Wertz (Canton / Glen Oak) rounded out the scoring finishing in a time of 23:41.0 in 114th overall.

Also competing for the Raiders in the varsity race was freshman Angela DeFabio (Twinsburg), junior Kate Wilson (Findlay), and Kinsley Anstine (Navarre / Fairless) finished in 163th, 189th, and 241st  with times of 24:22.2, 24:46.7, and 26:10.0.

Host Oberlin finished first with a team score of 104 points with Mount Union finishing 12th with a total of 343 points.

In the B-Varsity race sophomore Bri Biery (Beloit / West Branch) 25:50.7, senior Anna Barlett (Tallmadge) 27:30.1, and freshman Emily Swisher (Pataskala / Licking Heights) 30:53.3 competed for the Raiders.

Mount Union next competes Saturday, Nov. 2 at 11am at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championship hosted by John Caroll University at Twinsburg.

Team Scores

1. Oberlin 104, 2. Bates 112, 3.John Carroll 142, 4. Washington and Lee 145, 5. Baldwin Wallace 177, 6. Otterbein 208, 7. Case Western 229, 8. Occidental 230, 9. Ohio Northern 295, 10. Loras 310, 11. Wis-Stevens Points 342, 12. Mount Union 343, 13. Rhodes 386, 14. DePauw 408, 15. Manchester 432, 16. Waynesburg 450, 17. Trine 462, 18. Geneva 500, 19. St. Marys (IND.) 566, 20. Albion 584, 21. Hanover 585, 22. PSU-Behrend 592, 23. Ohio Wesleyan 636, 24. Wittenberg 684, 25. Nazareth 712, 26. Berea 714, 27. Brockport St. 718, 28. St. Vincent (Pa.) 769, 29. Franciscan (Ohio) 779, 30. Chatham 831, 31. Alma 859, 32. Earlham 934

Top 5 Individuals

Evie Bultemeyer (TRI) 21:01.9, 2. Kassie Rosenbum (LOR) 21:10.2, 3. Kelly Brennan (BWU) 21:29.5, 4. Hannah Wappes (MAN) 21:35.7, 5. Cameron Bujaucius (JCU) 21:37.1

Mount Union Varsity Individals  

8. Katie Durisin 21:57.2, 48. Sarah Mason 22:57.6, 89. Savannah Kole 23:23.2, 90. Julia Magliocca 23:23.8, 114. Megan Wertz 23:41.0, 163. Angela DeFabio 24:22.2, 189. Kate Wilson 24:26.7, 241. Kinsley Anstine 26:10.0

Mount Union B-Varsity Individuals

Bri Biery 25:50.7, Anna Bartlett 27:30.1, Emily Swisher 30:53.3